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March 29, 2012


When Candidates Get Desperate, They Try to Scare You

Rick Santorum's eerie new ad "Welcome to Obamaville" isn't the first time a candidate to tried to scare Americans into voting for him.

As Dave Weigel notes, "There's a history here, a rich tradition of ads from candidates who predict doom if they don't win. These candidates, being desperate, usually lose. America endures. But the ads keep coming anyway."












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